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Editorial: Rick Scott, Florida’s socialist governor – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Editorial: Rick Scott, Florida’s socialist governor
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Meet the latest version of Rick Scott, wealthy hospital executive turned tea party candidate turned free-market governor. And now, it would seem, a socialist. The man who bought the Governor’s Mansion with millions from building the nation’s largest
Annotating Rick Scott on Medicaid expansionPolitiFact
Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance, confusion with call for a ‘continuation’ budgetMiami Herald
Rick Scott, Florida governor, pleads with Capitol Hill GOP to back him in Washington Times
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Rick Scott, Florida governor, pleads with Capitol Hill GOP to back him in … – Washington Times


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Rick Scott, Florida governor, pleads with Capitol Hill GOP to back him in
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Rick Scott personally pleaded with Capitol Hill Republicans Tuesday to hold hearings, write letters or can do whatever they can to back his fight to renew federal funding that pays hospitals for treating the poor and illegal immigrants, even as the
Annotating Rick Scott on Medicaid expansionPolitiFact
Gov. Rick Scott sparks resistance, confusion with call for a ‘continuation’ budgetMiami Herald
Gov. Scott draws Republicans in Congress into Medicaid disputeSun Sentinel
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GOP 2016 Hopefuls Headed to Rick Scott Event in Orlando But Big Names Missing – Sunshine State News (blog)


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GOP 2016 Hopefuls Headed to Rick Scott Event in Orlando But Big Names Missing
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Rick Scott might not be taking sides in the race for the Republican presidential nomination but he is inviting some of the top contenders to Orlando to share their views on the economy. On Tuesday, Scott’s Lets Get to Work PAC announced it would host
Scott bringing Republican White House contenders to Orlando to talk economyPalm Beach Post (blog)
Gov. Scott to host Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and GOP prez hopefuls at Orlando SaintPetersBlog (blog)

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Florida’s top elections official under fire on two fronts – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Florida’s top elections official under fire on two fronts
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Legislators agreed to push back the date to October 2017, only to face more opposition from Scott’s administration. “This might be a new low in a lack of credibility for the Department of State as it relates to this issue,” Corley said, calling Detzner
Senator literally calls bulls— on testimony by Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Bradenton Herald
Lawmakers blast Gov. Rick Scott’s top elections officialSt. Augustine Record
Gov. Scott’s elections chief gets in battle with powerful GOP senatorNaples Daily News

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Joe Scarborough vs. Rick Scott in 2018 Florida Senate GOP primary? – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Joe Scarborough vs. Rick Scott in 2018 Florida Senate GOP primary?
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Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and a former U.S. congressman from Pensacola, apparently likes the sound of “Senator Scarborough.” The Republican told conservative talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt that while he was ruled out running for …

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Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to … – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from fellow Republicans over ‘tax increase’ to
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In touting his plan for record school spending, Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring a fact that concerns some of his fellow Republicans: He wants property taxpayers to pay more. Scott’s $77 billion budget, awaiting review by the Legislature, includes $842
Gov. Rick Scott faces concern from GOP over ‘tax increase’ to fund schoolsBradenton Herald

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Rick Scott’s corruption spiral?: Scandal swirls around another GOP governor – Salon


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Rick Scott’s corruption spiral?: Scandal swirls around another GOP governor
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I’m not talking about the allegations surrounding former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned on Friday. In Florida, a similar cloud has formed around Gov. Rick Scott, who faces three separate lawsuits alleging violations of a number of state laws.
10000 signatures call for Scott probe in FDLE caseWTSP 10 News
Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sees parallels in Rick Scott ouster of FDLE Sun Sentinel

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RPOF chair Blaise Ingoglia announces major fundraising event featuring Rick … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)RPOF chair Blaise Ingoglia announces major fundraising event featuring Rick …SaintPetersBlog (blog)If you needed any more proof that Florida GOP Chairman Blaise Ingoglia is working overtime to unify his party, look no further th…

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The ultimate case against ‘Marco Rubio for Governor': Wouldn’t Rick Scott name … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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The ultimate case against ‘Marco Rubio for Governor': Wouldn’t Rick Scott name
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Despite his impending book tour with its planned trips to Iowa and Nevada, an increasing number of signs point to U.S. Senator Marco Rubio forgoing a full-scale presidential run, seeking re-election in 2016 and running for Florida governor in 2018. In
GOP activists’ snub of Rick Scott could signal Marco Rubio’s plansTampabay.com

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GOP activists’ snub of Rick Scott could signal Marco Rubio’s plans – Tampabay.com


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GOP activists’ snub of Rick Scott could signal Marco Rubio’s plans
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Rick Scott, the de facto leader of the state’s Republican Party, it has to be galling to have raised more than $100 million to keep the governor’s office in GOP hands only to have party activists reject your candidate for state party chairman and
The ultimate case against ‘Marco Rubio for Governor': Wouldn’t Rick Scott name SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Pundits’ Scenario: Marco Rubio and Rick Scott Swap Jobs in 2019Newsmax.com

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Rick Scott takes back $580K from state GOP – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott takes back $580K from state GOP
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More fallout from the battle for the Florida GOP leadership: Gov. Rick Scott took back $580,000 from the Republican Party of Florida. RPOF Chair Leslie Dougher, endorsed by Scott, lost to newly elected state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia during the RPOF annual …
Rick Scott pulled $580k from GOP coffers amid failed party chair’s campaignMiamiHerald.com (blog)
RPOF overhaul: coup by small counties or just Ingoglia’s charm?Orlando Sentinel
Like him or not, Hernando’s Blaise Ingoglia a major GOP forceTampabay.com

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Rick Scott pulled $580k from GOP coffers amid failed party chair’s campaign – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Rick Scott pulled $580k from GOP coffers amid failed party chair’s campaign
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Gov. Rick Scott has pulled $580,000 out of the Republican Party of Florida, a move spurred by the party’s recent leadership battle. Scott had endorsed Leslie Dougher, who was the party’s incumbent chair. She lost during last Saturday’s RPOF annual
Rick Scott takes back $580K from state GOPSaintPetersBlog (blog)

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New Fla GOP Chair Ingoglia: No call yet from Rick Scott but we will be unified – Tampabay.com (blog)


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New Fla GOP Chair Ingoglia: No call yet from Rick Scott but we will be unified
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Rick Scott’s choice to lead the party, Leslie Dougher, Ingoglia said the governor had not yet reached out to him, but the new GOP Chairman had nothing but accolades for Scott. “The governor has a state to run. His primary focus is to continue doing the
Is Florida Gov. Rick Scott a lame duck?Palm Beach Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott’s choice to lead Florida Republican Party losesNaples Daily News
Florida GOP ousts Scott’s hand-picked party chairWJXT Jacksonville
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Marc Caputo: In FDLE scandal and GOP vote, Gov. Rick Scott loses allies … – MiamiHerald.com


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Marc Caputo: In FDLE scandal and GOP vote, Gov. Rick Scott loses allies
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Gov. Rick Scott has started losing allies and credibility midway through the first month of his second term. It all erupted in one politically disastrous week in which Scott: 1. Was publicly accused of being a liar by the former chief of the Florida
Ousted FDLE chief raises new allegations about meddling by Gov. Rick Scott Tampabay.com
Former FDLE Commissioner Jim York raises serious questions about the Rick SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott under fire for ‘shabby’ personnel decisionsBradenton Herald
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Hard feelings? ¬°Dale! Rick Scott would rather praise rapper Pitbull than new … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Hard feelings? ¡Dale! Rick Scott would rather praise rapper Pitbull than new
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Rick Scott’s handpicked GOP chair, his Twitter account indicates otherwise. Scott’s Twitter handle, @FLGovScott has been completely silent on yesterday’s state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia’s victory in the Republican Party of Florida chair race against

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In rebuff to Gov. Rick Scott, Florida GOP picks Blaise Ingoglia as chairman – Tampabay.com


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In rebuff to Gov. Rick Scott, Florida GOP picks Blaise Ingoglia as chairman
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans handed Gov. Rick Scott an embarrassing defeat Saturday by unseating his hand-picked state party chairwoman from office and replacing her with Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, a freshman state legislator from Hernando County.
Is Florida Gov. Rick Scott a lame duck?Palm Beach Post (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott’s choice to lead Florida Republican Party losesNaples Daily News
Florida GOP bucks Rick Scott, chooses Rep. Blaise Ingoglia for chairMiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Florida GOP bucks Rick Scott, chooses Rep. Blaise Ingoglia for chair – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Florida GOP bucks Rick Scott, chooses Rep. Blaise Ingoglia for chair
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The Republican Party of Florida’s grassroots bucked Gov. Rick Scott on Saturday by choosing to replace his hand-picked chairwoman with a leader of its own choosing, state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia. In the end, many Republicans say, the decision to pass over …
Gov. Rick Scott’s choice to lead Florida Republican Party losesNaples Daily News
Florida Republicans oust Scott’s hand-picked party chairThe News-Press
Florida GOP rejects Scott choice, elects Ingoglia chairmanPalm Beach Post (blog)

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